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Freeman Elementary School

Public | 1-2 & ungraded | 223 students

 

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Posted April 7, 2006

I'm very satisfied with this school. My daughter has homework every night, and has learned a great deal. She is in the gifted and talented program, and has become a proficient reader. She loves writing and math. As far as I know, there is no PTA for this school, which I would've liked to be part of. There are no extracurricular activities or sports programs for after school. My daughter is taught music and art in the school, which she enjoys. I would have liked to see parents invited to a few classroom parties through the year, but parents aren't invited. The school is very, very, very old. Air conditioning would be nice, so the kids don't get overheated on those hot spring/fall days.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 68% 51%
Black 17% 16%
Hispanic 13% 22%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 74%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Mr John Finken

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120 Filmore Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Phone: (908) 454-2263

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